Wide-field view of the Hercules galaxy cluster

This visible-light wide-field image of the region around the Hercules cluster of galaxies was created from photographs taken through blue and red filters and forming part of the Digitized Sky Survey 2. The galaxy cluster appears as a swarm of faint galaxies close to the centre of the image.

Forrás:

ESO and Digitized Sky Survey 2. Acknowledgment: Davide De Martin.

About the Image

Id:eso1211d
Típus:Observation
Közzététel napja:2012. március 7. 12.00
Related releases:eso1211
Size:10576 x 11041 px

About the Object

Név:Abell 2151
Típus:Early Universe : Galaxy : Grouping : Cluster
Distance:z=0.036 (redshift)
Constellation:Hercules
Category:Galaxy Clusters

Képformátumok

Large JPEG
31,3 MB
Screensize JPEG
313,3 KB

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217,5 KB
1280x1024
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1600x1200
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2048x1536
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Coordinates

Position (RA):16 5 15.03
Position (Dec):17° 44' 54.70"
Field of view:177.82 x 185.60 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.2° left of vertical

Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical
B
Digitized Sky Survey 2
Optical
R
Digitized Sky Survey 2

 

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